Family of autistic teen police mistook for drug user seeks $5 million from Buckeye
CLOSE Buckeye police have released body-camera footage of an officer detaining a 14-year-old boy with autism. Buckeye Police Department
The family of a teen with autism who was injured after a Buckeye police officer mistook him for a drug user last year seeks $5 million, according to a notice of claim filed with the city this month.
The notice of claim, often a precursor to a lawsuit, details the physical injuries, "emotional damages" and "significant economic harm" the teen and his family sustained after the July incident.
The family claims Officer David Grossman, who... read more